Apple has announced that it will provide a live stream their September 1st music event to be held later today. The stream will be provided using a new technology by Apple called “HTTP Live Streaming”. Unfortunately it can only be viewed on Macs running Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, or iPhones &iPods running iOS 3.0 or later, or an iPad.
The live stream will begin at exactly 8 PM Mecca Time (Saudi Arabia time) on Apple’s homepage.
Here is Apple’s press release:
AppleÂ® will broadcast its September 1 event online using Appleâ€™s industry-leading HTTP Live Streaming, which is based on open standards. Viewing requires either a MacÂ® running SafariÂ® on Mac OSÂ® X version 10.6 Snow LeopardÂ®, an iPhoneÂ® or iPod touchÂ® running iOS 3.0 or higher, or an iPadâ„¢. The live broadcast will begin at 10:00 a.m. PDT on September 1, 2010 at www.apple.com.
This broadcast is the property of Apple and is protected by US copyright law and international treaties. Any reproduction or distribution is strictly prohibited without prior written approval from Apple. Please contact Apple Public Relations with any questions. End of press release.
Apple used to provide a live stream of their events a few years ago but they stopped. Live blogging has been popular since then.
Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition.